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Is The Safety Valve Actually Bad?

HeatingHelpHeatingHelp Posts: 247
edited June 20 in THE MAIN WALL
Is The Safety Valve Actually Bad?

There was nothing wrong with that pressure gauge. I sensed that because I have seen this happen before. I believe that you should never assume any device on a system is bad until you check everything.

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  • BradHotNColdBradHotNCold Posts: 29Member
    Reminds me of the time I kept changing “bad” spark plugs in a ‘57 Ford V8. Turned out there was a cracked distributor cap!
  • Mike_SheppardMike_Sheppard Posts: 473Member
    I’ve had plenty of those moments. The difference was I was new to the trade, inexperienced. The guys changing these relief valves had over 20 years each. Or as the saying goes, one year of experience, 20 times.
    Never stop learning.
  • DanHolohanDanHolohan Posts: 14,641Member, Moderator, Administrator
    Thanks for sharing, Mike. Tell us more!
    Retired and loving it.
  • Mike_SheppardMike_Sheppard Posts: 473Member
    Thanks for making it readable!

    Got plenty more to share.
    Never stop learning.
  • Erin Holohan HaskellErin Holohan Haskell Posts: 1,061Member, Moderator, Administrator
    Looking forward to it. Thanks, Mike!
  • rick in Alaskarick in Alaska Posts: 834Member
    When you have two of the same things "go bad" right away, look elsewhere. I try to step back at times like that, and just ask what else it could be, instead of assuming what it is.
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